GAINS Education Group, headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, and founded in 2005 by a team of former high school assessment analysts, supports schools and districts in their efforts to use standards-based assessment data to improve student learning. GAINS’ services focus on college and career readiness standards, including the Common Core State Standards, ACT College Readiness Standards®, and WorkKeys® skills. The products and services provided by GAINS help schools
to align standards to curriculum and instruction through classroom formative, interim, and summative assessments. Participating with schools to provide customers with ready-made solutions for using standards-based assessments, the staff at GAINS provides targeted professional development; teaching and student materials; scanning, scoring, and reporting services; test validation; and standards-based data analysis.